Graham Liggins

Scientist, Deceased Person

1926 – 2010

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Who was Graham Liggins?

Sir Graham "Mont" Collingwood Liggins, CBE, FRS, FRSNZ was a New Zealand medical scientist. A specialist in obstetrical research, he is best known for his pioneering use of hormone injections in 1972 to accelerate the lung growth of premature babies. This made it possible for many preterm babies with lung problems to survive.

Liggins was awarded a CBE in 1985 and made a Knight Bachelor in 1991.

Liggins died on 24 August 2010, aged 84, following a long illness.

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Born
Jun 24, 1926
Thames
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Died
Aug 24, 2010

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on July 23, 2013

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